Photos: Scenes from the Atlanta Braves World Series victory parade and concert

On November 5, the Braves celebrated their World Series victory with a two-part parade and a concert at Truist Park featuring performances from Big Boi and Ludacris

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On November 5, after a long, 26-year wait, fans lined up across two segments of metro Atlanta, hoping to see the newly crowned World Champion Braves. The World Series victory parade was split into two parts—the first kicked off at Marietta and Peachtree Streets downtown and ended at 10th and Peachtree. (For whatever reason, the vehicles moved much faster than a typical parade, prompting frustration from fans and plenty of jokes online.) Then, the Braves hopped on I-75 and headed to Cobb Parkway for the second leg of the parade, ending at Truist Park. Inside the stadium, Billye Aaron, the widow of late Braves legend Hank Aaron, addressed the crowd: “The spirit of Hank Aaron pervades this space. He is here with us. He loved the Atlanta Braves, and I am so very, very happy to be able to see these young men who have picked up the mantle and who are carrying it on.” The players gave remarks (yes, Joc Pederson dropped an F-bomb), and the event closed with a free concert lead by Ludacris and Big Boi, along with Killer Mike, Sleepy Brown, and Zac Brown. Check out moments from the celebration below from photographer Terence Rushin. —Myrydd Wells

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
The parade took place in two segments, one running along Peachtree Street in Atlanta, and the other on Cobb Parkway, culminating at Truist Park.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Fans cheer outside the Battery

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Young fans wave at the Battery’s entrance. Most metro Atlanta school districts gave students the day off.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
NLCS MVP Eddie Rosario

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
The Atlanta Braves celebrate their 2021 World Series victory at Truist Park.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Billye Aaron received a standing ovation from the crowd.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Dansby Swanson speaks to the crowd: “This trophy? This is ours, Atlanta. This is everybody’s.” He then called for the Braves to re-sign Freddie Freeman.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
World Series MVP Jorge Soler

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Guillermo Heredia

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
The post-parade concert featured performances from Atlanta music legends, including Big Boi.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Sleepy Brown, Big Boi, and Killer Mike perform at Truist Park.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Zac Brown, who also sang the National Anthem during the World Series

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
Ludacris performs at the post-parade concert at Truist Park.

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert

Photograph by Terence Rushin

Atlanta Braves World Series Victory Parade and Concert
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Photograph by Terence Rushin

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